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The Seven-Ups (1973) Philip D’Antoni, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Victor Arnold, Action, Crime, Drama
Yom Yom / Day after day (1998) Amos Gitai, Moshe Ivgy, Hanna Maron, Juliano Mer-Khamis, Comedy, Drama
A slice of life – day after day – in Haifa, where Moshe and Didi’s marriage is on the rocks, affairs are casual, and Moshe’s angst about health, his parents, sex, communication, and business are pervasive and existential.
César runs a bar along Marseilles’ port, assisted by his 23 year old son, Marius. Colorful characters abound: M. Panisse, an aging widower and prosperous sail maker; Honorine, a fishmonger with a sidewalk stall near the bar; her daughter, Fanny, who helps her sell cockles; and, various old salts.
Fararishtay kifti rost / Angel on the Right (2002) Jamshed Usmonov, Uktamoi Miyasarova, Maruf Pulodzoda, Kova Tilavpur, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Set in the Tadjik village of Asht, this film draws on the Muslim notion that we are born with an angel on each shoulder, and that the angel on the right records the good that we do throughout our lives, and the angel on the left the bad.
Directed by Kim Yong Kyun (Red Shoes), costume epic The Sword With No Name (a.k.a. Like Fireworks, Like Butterflies) revolves around a fated love in the Joseon court during the late nineteenth century.
Bitka na Neretvi / The Battle of Neretva (1969) Veljko Bulajic, Yul Brynner, Hardy Krüger, Franco Nero, Drama, War
Battle on Neretva known as the ”fourth offensive” the most humane battle in World War II led by Yugoslav partisans. In January 1943 German army, afraid of Allied invasion of Balkans, launched great offensive against Yugoslav Partisans in Western Bosnia.
Joe May’s sensual drama of life in the Berlin underworld is in many ways the perfect summation of German filmmaking in the silent era: a dazzling visual style, a psychological approach to its characters, and the ability to take a simple and essentially melodramatic story and turn it into something more complex and inherently cinematic.
Hadí jed / Snake Poison (1981) Frantisek Vlácil, Josef Vinklár, Karel Brozek, Renáta Dolezelová, Drama
Her mother dead, 18-year-old Vladka travels to a remote village in the dead of winter to find the father she has never met. The happiness of their initial meeting gives way to the daughter’s disappointment and concern over the hardworking man’s alcoholism.